Definition of corresponding in English:

corresponding

adjective

  • Analogous or equivalent in character, form, or function; comparable.

    ‘the corresponding Jamaican word is ‘bada’’
    • ‘The reactive dyes have been characterized by the corresponding color index names and numbers, the chemical class and reactive groups.’
    • ‘To the authors' knowledge, the function of the corresponding genes has not been revealed yet.’
    • ‘The port that served the corresponding function in the United States at the time of the famine was New York, not Philadelphia.’
    • ‘We cloned the corresponding genes and performed secondary tests to determine their function in chromosome behavior.’
    • ‘Whenever it is well formed it shows that the vital energy is flowing smoothly within the person and indicates that the corresponding area of a person's life is functioning soundly.’
    • ‘When writing a job description, consider the following examples of job features and corresponding functions.’
    • ‘Their tragic flaw, of course, was the relatively arbitrary assignment of these functions to areas, and the belief in the corresponding shape of the skull.’
    • ‘Based on statistical data, the scheduler decides whether the application will be hardware accelerated or whether a corresponding software function is used.’
    • ‘More than most places, its history is marked by a regularity of tyranny and violence - no doubt the legacy of successive invasions and a corresponding inconstancy of rulers.’
    • ‘Touch one of them, and you are immediately taken to the corresponding page and the data-entry controls are enabled for that function.’
    • ‘When landlords allow student housing to deteriorate, there is a corresponding decrease in property value that impacts surrounding properties.’
    • ‘Without a person developing the corresponding moral character necessary for self-restraint, his liberty is bound to result in the harm of others.’
    • ‘If we combine these two assumptions, it can be assumed that everything performs its function only if it has the corresponding excellence and not evil.’
    • ‘Just hit the CTRL or SHIFT or ALT button and then the corresponding key to execute the desired function.’
    • ‘There may be circumstances when it is important to be able to estimate the distribution function and the corresponding mean and median values parametrically.’
    • ‘That uniqueness gives space its own operational characteristics - with the corresponding advantages and limitations.’
    • ‘But however familiar nature is, men still feel its transcendent power, along with a corresponding intimation of transcendence in themselves.’
    • ‘This choice comes with a corresponding impact on Dahl's character and its portrayal.’
    • ‘He is confident that average grades have risen beyond the corresponding rise in abilities.’
    • ‘Such an effect suggests that the corresponding proteins are redundant in function.’

Pronunciation

corresponding

/ˌkɒrɪˈspɒndɪŋ/